1912 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Nicholas Brown

D. J. O'Donoghue, in Poets of Ireland (1912) 43.



Rev. Nicholas Brown. — The North-Country-Wedding, and The Fire, two poems (anonymously), Dublin, 1722, 4to.

Called Browne in Todd's List of Dublin Graduates. Is represented in Concanen's collection of Poems by Several Hands, 1724, by the two long poems above mentioned. Sch. T.C.D. 1680; B.A., 1682; M.A. 1685. He was rector of the parishes of Dromore and Rossossory in Fermanagh, and is mentioned in Rev. R. S. Brooke's Recollections of the Irish church as an Irish speaker and a very popular pastor. His poems are interesting.